hardbake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hardbake a British sweet made with molasses and butter and almonds
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hardbake A sweetmeat of boiled brown sugar or molasses made with almonds, and flavored with orange or lemon juice, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hardbake A sweetmeat made of boiled brown sugar or treacle with blanched almonds, and flavored with the juice of lemons, oranges, or the like: a kind of taffy.
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Usage

In literature:

And we got hardbake and raspberry noyau and peppermint rock and oranges and a coconut, with other nice things.
"The Story of the Treasure Seekers" by E. Nesbit
I'm very fond of hardbake too, and I love cocoa-nut ice.
"The Wallypug in London" by G. E. Farrow
Have some hardbake, it's just done?
"Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
I suppose he'll give up his taste for hardbake, and won't look at anything under chocolate creams.
"The Twickenham Peerage" by Richard Marsh
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In poetry:

Though plied with hardbake, beef and beer,
He showed no wish to sup:
The neatest riddles they could ask,
He always gave them up.
"Of The Dangers Attending Altruism On The High Seas." by Gilbert Keith Chesterton